This 18 minute piece is based on recordings made at the haemodialysis unit in King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill. Treating over a 100 patients a week, the unit serves the local area and patients from around south east London. Haemodialysis is a life saving treatment, by dialysis machine, delivered for patients three times a week. Recordings were made of the unit environment, the dialysis machines and the all important water treatment facilities that enable the cleaning of the blood by... Topics: sijis, modern composition, narcoacoustic, drone, haemodialysis, dialysis
artist: Johann Wlight title: Oneironautic Recrudescence format: data release catalogue: siji17 discorporation series #2 release: november 2007 Welcome back the new improved, discorporated self. J Wlight returns to the sijis fold three years after a mysterious bodily disappearance. Topics: narcoacoustic, drone, phonography, sijis, ipswich, alchemical recordings, dream research
Anders Dahl - Detune [sijis 22] This 15 minute piece is composed by Anders Dahl and performed with Henrik Olsson and Magnus Granberg. A slow descending piece based on a simple detuning score which is also provided with the release, it sits somewhere between the worlds of scratchy textural improvisation, field recording and minimal composition. Topics: sijis, narcoacoustic, field recording, modern composition, siji22
The Descendant is based on a reworking of material created during Johann Wlight's residency at Dunwich Beach in 2004. Philip Julian of Cheapmachines was given exclusive access to the dream diaries and study material of Wlight in order to build an estimation of the missing part of The Oneironautic Recrudescence. Though Wlight and Julian were engaged in sporadic postal correspondence before Wlight's disappearance in 2004, the bulk of the original documents and manuscripts came from the Centre for... Topics: narcoacoustic, drone, phonography, sijis, ipswich, dunwich, alchemical recordings, dream research
Scott Smallwood - 3 Soundscapes [siji19] format data release catalogue siji19 discorporation series #4 These pieces represent a series of works that involve meditating on slowly evolving textures in places of stillness and resonance. 1. Still In Here [10:42] was written for the NOW Ensemble. It was performed live at Taplin Auditorium in Princeton, New Jersey on April 4, 2006. 2. Colton Swarm [11:39] was created using recordings of sustained clusters on an electric plastic harmonium. 3. Stay... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: sijis, electroacoustic, phonography, narcoacoustic, modern composition, drone
This 20 minute piece is the result of a collaboration between Miguel Angel Tolosa (ubeboet), Juan Jose Calarco and Pablo Reche. 'Biesi' is Russian for 'demons' and sets the scene for an eerie journey through a soundscape packed with spectres and apparitions. The composition creates the feeling of unseen presences, evokes fog on still waters and whispers at the listener the half words of sleepwalkers. 'Biesi' contains haunted environmental recordings, beguiling undercurrents and otherworldly,... Topics: soundscape, sijis, narcoacoustic, field recordings, phonography
01_Sewer_ Election-Detune_Remix 02_Skogen-Detune_Remix 03_Zavoloka-Detune_Remix 04_Anders_Dahl-Detune_Remix 05_Cheapmachines-Detune_Remix siji23 | detune remixes production by Anders Dahl, Cheapmachines, Sewer Election, Skogen & Zavoloka post-production by Sluggo | tuning peg image by Earl World courtesy Photobunny sijis.com music with a limited appeal Topics: sijis, narcoacoustic, field recording, modern composition, siji23, remix, various artists
dauswkn | johann wlight | siji10 | New discorporated version of CDr first released in march 2004. Original Release Notes: Maybe this is the fifth or sixth release from an anonymous/unnameable copycat recorder known as johann wlight. it's difficult to pin the music and the person down. in a scene with such limited appeal, it takes a certain abstruseness for wlight to be so wilfully obscure. these home made recordings arrived at sijis unlabelled and wrapped in an old newspaper. was it a gift, a... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: field recording, phonography, soundscapes, dream research, experimental, alchemical recordings,...